Journalist Martin Forgues, political analyst Ludvic Moquin-Beaudry, politics scholar Maika Sondarjee and host Andre Goulet sit down to discuss the ‘untraditional’ politics of Elizabeth May’s Green Party, Montreal’s massive climate strike turn out, the polling fallout from Trudeau’s racism scandal and why the Bloc Québécois’ appeal to boomers is, yo, a totally rad strategy.

Plus: correspondent Savanna Craig speaks with Montreal activist Sam Kaizer about party policy and the LGBTQ+ community in this election.

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This conversation was recorded on September 29th, 2019.

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